Tuesday, February 25, 2020
After being targeted by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) earlier this year, Mast came out swinging this week.
“Through the RFS, the government created and subsidized a false market for ethanol fuels that is hurting Americans."
The funds will go to infrastructure projects in 15 rural communities in Northwest Florida and will come from the Rural Infrastructure Fund (RIF) which the Legislature passed last year for projects in Calhoun, Gadsden, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty and Washington Counties.
Over the last several years, local government officials say that schools, public safety, roads and local projects are being defrauded by homeowners under the homestead exemption.
Wilson is a cosponsor of U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott’s, D-Va., “Raise the Wage Act” which would gradually increase the minimum wage until it reaches $15 an hour in 2024. Scott is the chairman of the House Education and Labor Committee.
If I were Satan and wanted to destroy the United States of America, this is one of the things I would do. It is like putting handcuffs on your best baseball players and expect them to go win games.
This week, Yoho rounded up more than 50 members of Congress to send a letter to the Federal Motor Carrier Administration, urging it to support a “petition to provide a waiver from certain Hours of Service (HOS) rules for livestock haulers.”
On Wednesday, leaders of the business community released a report showcasing Florida’s manufacturing industry and highlighting opportunities and challenges looming ahead.
Farmers in the Sunshine State insist that cheap competition from Mexico is hurting agriculture across Florida, even taking the matter to the International Trade Commission (ITC) this week. 
Scott said that Pinellas County, which has already gotten $1.3 million to help mitigate the impact of red tide, will receive an additional $2 million from DEP while Lee County is penciled in to receive an additional $1.1 million.